CILA maintains a physical library at its office at the South Texas College of Law Houston. Attorneys are welcome to visit their offices should they wish to utilize this library. The library includes both primary and secondary resources relevant to representing children in immigration proceedings including resources from the ABA, AILA, ILRC, Texas state law resources and more. The library is constantly growing. For a current list of titles, see below:

Physical Library Resources (Available at CILA Office at South Texas College of Law):

ABA Resources

  • Handbook on Questioning Children: A Linguistic Perspective, Third Edition
  • ABA Standards for the Custody, Placement and Care; Legal Representation; and Adjudication of UAC in the US
  • ABA International Family Law Desk Book, 2nd Edition

AILA Resources

  • AILA Immigration & Nationality Act, 2015, 2016 Edition
  • AILA Immigration Regulations 6, 20, 22, 28, 42, 45 CFR, 2015, 2016 Edition
  • AILA Immigration Regulations 8 CFR, 2015, 2016 Edition
  • AILA’s Immigration Practice Toolbox
  • AILA’s Immigration Litigation Toolbox
  • AILA’s Asylum Primer, Fifth Edition, by Regina Germain
  • AILA’s Asylum Primer, Seventh Edition, by Dree K. Collopy
  • AILA’s Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law (2007-2008)
  • AILA’s Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (2006-2007)
  • Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook, 14th, 15th Edition
  • The International Adoption Sourcebook

ILRC Resources

  • Representing Survivors of Human Trafficking
  • Inadmissibility & Deportability, 4th Edition
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, 4th Edition
  • Essentials of Asylum Law
  • The VAWA Manual, 7th Edition
  • Motions to Suppress, 3rd Edition
  • Removal Defense, 1st Edition
  • The U Visa, 4th Edition

O’Connor’s Texas State Law Resources

  • O’Connor’s Family Law Handbook 2016, 2017
  • O’Connor’s Family Code Plus 2015-2016, 2016-2017
  • O’Connor’s Family Law Forms 2014, 2016, 2017
  • O’Connor’s Family Law Forms ♦ Enforcement 2015
  • O’Connor’s Civil Trials 2016, 2017
  • O’Connor’s Civil Forms 2016, 2017
  • O’Connor’s Texas Rules of Evidence Handbook 2016, 2017

Other Resources

  • Fundamentals of Legal Research, Seventh Edition
  • Representing Children in Child Protective Proceedings: Ethical and Practical Dimensions
  • Secondary Traumatic Stress: Self-Care Issues for Clinicians, Researchers, & Educators
  • Transforming the Pain: A Workbook on Vicarious Traumatization
  • Mental Health First Aide USA – For Adults assisting Young people
  • Children & The Law – Doctrine, Policy, & Practice, 2nd Edition
  • A Practical Guide to Legal Writing & Legal Method, 2nd Edition
  • Immigration & Refugee Law & Policy, 5th Edition
  • NITA’s Trial Advocacy Basics, 2nd Edition
  • National Juvenile Defense Standards
  • Diccionario de Términos Jurídicos
  • Do They Hear You When You Cry
  • The Anxious Lawyer
  • Enrique’s Journey